What is a Gearbox?
Gears in a Box
Tackling transmission repairs at home rarely turns out well. Most of us have seen cartoons of a shade tree mechanic with transmission and motor parts in a cardboard box. It leaves one wondering if the vehicle will ever fit together and be operable again. Don’t risk letting just anyone work on the complex components of your car. Instead, bring it to Dynamic Automotive in Libertytown, Maryland, for transmission repair. With more than two decades of experience, our ASE-certified technicians’ work is backed by a nationwide 36-month/36,000-mile warranty.
What Is It, and Why Is It Necessary?
Aside from a cardboard encased collection of pieces, what is a gearbox? You probably already know that your vehicle uses different gears to allow movement at varying speeds. However, efficient motion is a product of more than mere speed. You also need torque. That’s the force around an axis that enables work. As related to your auto, think about going uphill. Your speed slows, but your car needs to maximize its use of the horsepower produced by the engine to get up the incline. A gearbox enables your automobile to operate at a slower speed while increasing torque. Therefore, it’s a critical “second stage” of transmission operation.
Reputable Transmission Repair Nearby
If you don’t have a properly functioning gearbox, your engine may be in peril. It can overheat or otherwise meet its demise. Therefore, you shouldn’t delay. Waiting usually increases the amount of transmission damage your car sustains and, as stated, may impact your engine’s health. If your gearbox is on its way out, you may notice jerking, hesitation, shaking, a burning scent, or a transmission fluid leak. If you experience these or other potential indicators of gearbox trouble, bring your vehicle to Dynamic Automotive for transmission repair. We’re located close to where you live and work, and we’ve won multiple local and national awards. That makes us both convenient and reputable.